Edison Ford Home School Programs

The Edison & Ford Winter Estates offers a variety of options for home school families to learn together about the life and work of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford and how our lives are impacted today by their genius.  The Edison Ford Home School program takes an interdisciplinary approach to science, invention, engineering and history with hands-on programming. 

Check back periodically for 2017-2018 offerings and registration information.

Graphic Art & Design Series 2016-2017

The creative field of Graphic Art & Design offers an abundance of career opportunities in the commercial art world today. Students will learn some commonly used tricks-of-the-trade as we focus on a different area of design each month in our innovative digital design series. Participants will be inspired by some of the greatest innovators of all time: Thomas Edison and Henry Ford!


  • September 14 • Graphic Design 
  • October 12 • Architecture & Interior Design 
  • November 9 • Fashion & Shoe Design 
  • December 14 • Printmaking Design 
  • January 11 • Industrial Product Design 
  • February 8 • Marketing & Logo Design 
  • March 8 • Cartoon & Animation Design 
  • April 19 • Transportation Design 


  • Grades 3 - 10; 1 pm - 3 pm 
  • Classes once a month 
  • Class located at the Edison Ford Shoppe at Bell Tower Shops 
  • Cost per class: $15 Edison Ford members; $25 non-members; each additional child $15.00 
  • Cost for series: $105 Edison Ford members; $150 non-members

To register, contact Leeanne Criswell at 239-334-7419 or LCriswell@EdisonFordWinterEstates.org